Monthly Archives: February 2013

Waking Angels

“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.” Brian Tracy “The greatest achievement was at first and for … Continue reading

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To Fly

“To fly, we have to have resistance.” Maya Lin Resistance: Some days, it just seems to be there waiting for us, doesn’t it? It can take the form of distraction or sluggishness or discouragement. That may sound strange, but when … Continue reading

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Viva Verbs!

“People love writing, people love reading, people love language. It’s so central to who we are as human beings.” Constance Hale When people ask journalist, author, and editor Constance Hale what’s the one thing they can do to change their … Continue reading

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The Envelope

“I think the hardest thing about writing is writing.” Nora Ephron The most important thing is the story, not the script, the story.” Richard Zanuck OK, I admit it. I’m one of the one billion. I watched the Oscars from … Continue reading

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Nature’s Peace

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into the trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from … Continue reading

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Small Worlds

“Too many writers of literary fiction tend to stage intimate stories in the hermetically sealed worlds of their own imaginations, but Mathis never loses touch with the geography and the changing natural culture through which her characters move.” Bravo! I … Continue reading

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Crystal Clear

Every once in a while, I read about someone who gives off so many creative sparks and has survived so many ups and downs that I just need to stop, smile, and admire. That’s exactly how I felt when I … Continue reading

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